Rams-W-Bucs (30-27)…Matt Gay kicks 30Y-FG on final play of game after Cooper Kupp caught 45Y pass on preceeding play…Rams game winning drive came after Patriots furious comeback-Leoanrd Fournette tied game with TD run late in 4th…Mike Evans caught 55Y-TD pass to put Tampa Bay back in game….Rams nearly self destructed…lost 4-fumbles in game including fumbles at 1-30-40 yard lines…Matthew Stafford (366P-2TD)…Cooper Kupp (9R-183Y)..Rams had (468Y) offense…Tom Brady (329P-1TD)…Mike Evans (8R-119Y). in loss…..Rams defense 3-sacks…6-hits…9-pressures of Brady…Bucs trailed (27-3) before storming back to tie game (27-27) leading to final Rams drive..
Bills-L-Chiefs (42-36) OT…Patrick Mahomes threw a OT-TD pass to Travis Kelce in overtime after the two team combined for 25-points in the final (1:54) of regulation…Mahomes threw for 177-yards in the final 3-minutes of the game…Josh Allen (329P-68R-4TD)…Gabe Davis (8R-201Y-4TD) in loss…Patrick Mahomes (378P-69R-3TD)…Tyreek Hill (11R-150Y) in win…Chiefs (522Y) …Bills (422Y) offense in game….
Bengals-W-Titans…Evan McPheerson 4FGs including 52Y-FG with (:04) left to give Cincinnati first road playoff win in history of franchise…..Bengals defense 3-interceptions Ryan Tannehill…Joe Burrow survives 10-sacks…13-hitstory throw for (348Y) passing…Joe Mixon TD run..McPherson 38-45-52-54Y field goals in win…
Tannehill-last 10-games he played 12-interceptions..4-fumbles..26-sacks
Packers-L-49ers (13-10)…Robbie Gould 45Y-FG (:02) for win…Niners blocked punt and return for TD with 4-minutes left in game to tie it…Niners defense held Aaron Rodgers to 58Y-passing in 2nd half of game…Niners survived horrible start…did not get a lst down nor complete a pass for first 24-minutes of game…QB-Jim Garoppolo (105Y) passing…SF just (212Y) total offense..Niners defense 5-sacks of Rodgers (221Y) passing in loss…Green Bay just (7-7) in home playoff games at Lambeau since 2002…Rodgers (9-4) vs SF in playoffs in career.
Chargers…Dean Spanos sued by 2-nephews in Stockton for illegally transferring-diverty money from Team’s Foundation into their private accounts…Family demanding return of money-their share of funds from profits in new LA Stadium…plus double damages….Nephews are the son of sister Dea Spanos who is suing Dean Spanos for violating ‘Charity agreements’ with family foundation and putting franchise at risk…cited documents team is 353M-in debt and Spanos reneged on 22M in charity foundation payments.
Raiders..Judge sets February 23rd hearing date in Las Vegas on NFL request to dismiss Jon Gruden lawsuit against the NFL over leakage of Emails..NFL provided EMails sent to 7-different people over the years with slurs-attacks and criticism of NFL officials.
Saints..Coach Sean Payton contemplating sitting ut 2022-season because of ‘burnout’…has 3Y left on his contract….Dennis Allen might be interim head coach
Ravens..fire Don Martindale as Def Coord in wak of 6-game losing streak at end of season.
Raiders..Derek Carr-Hunter Renfrow-Maxx Crosby go public asking that Rick Bisaccia be retained as head coach.
Denver…6-groups have put in bids to buy the Broncos from Elway Trust..included is a group headed by African American Robert Smith…Asking price from Bowlen foundation (4B)
San Diego..Wife of former Chargers DT-Norman Hand arrested o charges of stealing 60,000 in funds from the Gene Upshaw foundation in fraud scheme…Hand died at age of (37Y)
Green Bay…QB-Aaron Rodgers says his relationship with GM-Brian Gutekunst has improved remarkably during the season.
Raiders..CB-Nate Hobbs arrested again..2nd time in a month..clocked doing 110mph in 50-zone last Sunday…had DUI arrest 2-weeks ago
Bengals..QB-Joe Burrow…quit calling us ‘underdog team’
Steelers…Def Coord-Keith Butler retires after 7-years on the job
Raiders..Interview Raheem Morris-Rams for head job
Giants..Interview Dan Quinn-Dallas on Monday
Giants..Interviewed Brian Daboll-Leslie Frazier-Bills over weekend
Vikings..Interview John Gannon-Eagles over weekend for head job
Miami..Interview Vance Joseph-Arizona over weekend for head job
Jaguars..Interview Matt Eberflus-Colts for 2nd time
Houston..Interview Josh McCown-former NFL QB for head job
Denver..Interviewed Eric Bienemy-Chiefs over weekend
Chicago..Will interview Dennis Allen-Saints for head job
Chicago..Interview Jim Caldwell-ex Colts-Lions head coach
Chicago..Interview Byron Leftwich-Tampa for head job
Carolina…Hire Ben McAdoo-ex Giants as Off Coord
Cowboys..De-Randy Gregory-undergoes knee surgery
Hawaii..Hires former QB-Tim Chang as head coach…Former Rainbows record setting QB-was assistant coach at Colorado State
Hawaii..Offered head job to June Jones-rejected it because only 2Y offer.
Pitt..Hires Frank Cignetti as Off Coord
USC..Lands RB-Travis Dye-Oregon in transfer portal..(3,980APY) with Ducks
USC..Lands DT-Earl Barquet-transfer from TCU
USC..Lands OG-Bob Haskins from Virginia
USC…Waiting for word on QB-Caleb Williams-Oklahoma
USC…Has picked up 7-transfers in portal so far
Aztecs-L-Boise State (42-37)…Hideous homecourt loss-Snaps 16-game home court winning streak…Broncos win 12th in a row
..Boise’s Marcus Shavers hits 3-point shot with (:30) for win
..Aztecs shot 28% from floor…(4-19) 3’s..made just 1-free throw
..SDSU went 6-minutes without basket-10 possessions to start game
..SDSU went scoreless 5-minutes row end of opening half
..Aztecs went (10:12) without a basket to start 2nd half
..Aztecs….no baskets-15 Possessions in row to start 2nd half
..SDSU had (13-0) scoring spurt to regain lead
..Boise State went 18-possessions in row without basket (10:25) in 2nd half
..Matt Bradley (3-13) shooting in dreadful loss
Aztecs-vs-UNLV…Monday Night Game..SDSU (10-4) on season
USD-at-Santa Clara..Monday game
USD-W-Pacific (73-65)..Marcus Earlington (23P) in win..Toreros (11-8)
UCLA-W-Colorado (71-65)..Johnny Jurzang (23P)..Bruins (13-2)
USC-W-Utah (79-67)..Drew Peterson(23P)..Trojans (16-2)
West Virginia..Mountaineers basketball legend Leland Byrd passes away (94Y)..became schools Athletic Director
Lakers-L-Miami (113-107)….Lakers fought back from 26-point deficit but turned the ball over late and lost….Caleb Martin 15-off bench for Heat…Heat 15-3’s…(18of-20) free throws…LeBron James (33P)..Russ Westbrook (24) in loss….Sunday game…Lakers gave up 69-points in opening half….Lakers (23-24)
Clippers-L-Knicks (110-102)…RJ Barrett (28P)..Julius Randle (24P)…NY hit 16-3’s in win…Sunday game..Clippers (23-25)
Lakers-W-Orlando (116-105)..Friday..Carmelo Anthony (23P) off bench
Clippers-W-76ers (102-101)..Friday..Clippers rally from 24-deficit
Chicago..G-Alex Caruso-out 6W-broken wrist on flagrant foul incident
Chicago..G-Lonzo Ball..6W-meniscus surgery
Cavs..F-Laurie Markkenen-sprained ankle
Knicks..Fined 25,000 for Media access violations with Julius Randle
Bucks..F-Grayson Allen facing fine for Flagrant foul that injured Bulls player
76ers..Still docking G-Ben Simmons (360,000) per game for refusing to play..says not ‘mentally ready’ to play
Houston..Denies offered G-John Wall to Lakers for G-Russell Westbrook
Denver..Sign FA-C-DeMarcus Cousins
Brooklyn..Puts F-Paul Millsap on NBA trading block
Knicks..Bench F-Oli Toppin-#1 pick-was averaging (7P-3R) game
MLB-Union….Players Association meets face-to-face in NY with Owners to make counter proposal on stalled Collective Bargaining Talks
Tampa Bay..Owner Stuart Sternberg to meet with Mayor to discuss funding ideas for new stadium now that MLB has rejected split schedule idea in Montreal…Rays have lease runs thru 2027
Wlad Ballentine..Legendary HR star retires in Japan..Hit 60-HRs one season
Uni Lions-China..Sign P-Koury Mellou-ex Arizona
Yokohama Bay Stars..Sign P-Mike People-ex Indians
Atlanta..Sign FA-P-Michael Tonkin-ex Arizona-Mexican League
Ducks..Coach Dallas Eakins leaves team-Covid issue
Ducks…3-coaches..4-players still on Covid list
Kings-NJ Devils..Sunday game..
Ducks-W-Tampa Bay (5-1)..Derek Grant 2-goals in weekend win
Gulls-L-Abbotsford (4-2)…Canucks pump 40-shots on goal and wear down tired Gulls….Sunday game..Gulls (13-15-2)
Gulls-L-Abbotsford (5-3)..Canucks score (:10) into game-never gave up lead in Saturday game..Gulls had just 12-shots on goal.
Oilers..Fans throw jersey’s on ice to protest team losing streak..had lost 7in row..plunge to (18-16-2)
NY Islanders…Mourn passing of longtime star Clark Gillies (67Y)…scored 319-goals in career…did enormous charity work on Long Island after retirement…raised 1M for Children’s hospital
Boston..F-Brad Marchand-shoulder issue
Flyers..F-Joel Farabee-out 4W-shoulder
Montreal..F0Jon Drouin-shoulder injury
ECHL..Suspends Jacksonville player Joab Panetta for rest of season for racial slur incident against South Carolina Stingrays player
AHL..30-game suspension San Jose F-Krystof Hrabik for racial gesture in game in Tucson.
PGA..American Express Classic-Palm Springs..Hunter Swafford 9-birdies and added Eagle on 16th…finished with a (64) to wind up (-23) for tourney, shooting past Tom Hoge who finished 2nd at (-21)…
PGA…Players Check in at Torrey Pines for Farmers Open-begins Wednesday
Bob Goalby…passes away (92Y)…won Masters in 1968 when Roberto Di Vincenzo signed for wrong score on his card
Shaun White..Olympic medialist finally qualies for Snowboarding events in Beijing..has struggled back from Covid
NBC..not sending play-by-play teams to Beijing-will do games from Stamford, Connecticut…ESPN not sending any reporters to China
Soccer-English Premier League-Scoreboard
..Chelsea-W-Hot Spur…Blues score in 47-52′
..Leicester-Tie-Brighton..Brighton scores in 82′
..Liverpool-W-Crystal Palace…Scores 8′ of game on way to win
..Arsenal-Tie-Burnley..Surprise (0-0) tie
..Newcastle-W-Leeds..Game winning goal 75′
..Aston Villa-W-Everon..Everton just 1-win since September
..Manchester United-W-West Ham..Marcus Rashord scored 92′
..Norwich City-W-Watford..Josh Sargent 2-goals in win
Team USA..Announces game rosters for next round qualifying for World Cup..Include Christian Pulisic..Ricardo Pepi..Weston McKinnie…Does not include Gio Reyna-Jon Brooks-Josh Sargent…play El Salvador on Thursday.